Alias Grace is a work of fiction wreathed around real events. The center figure of the story, Grace Marks, was an infamous 16 year old Canadian maid who was convicted for murdering both her master, Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery. Grace Marks was on her run with her fellow-servant, James McDermott to the United States when they were arrested not long after the murders. Only the Kinnear case was tried, and both Grace and James were found guilty, and were sentenced to hang. However, only James’ execution went through. To her lawyer’s credit, Grace slipped from the lynch, was instead to continue her life sentence in prison.
This is my first time reading P&P. It’s crazy, I know. It’s like everybody must have read this some tens years ago. Lol. And since everybody but me have the story off the top of their heads already, I hope we’ve passed spoiler by a long way now.
So, first thing first. P&P is both what I was expecting and what I wasn’t. It is basically an old romance as I expected, but it is also much more!
Hi, Nerdies! I don’t often enjoy classics very much, but To Kill A Mockingbird is such an exemplary piece. Thereby I am hoping to persuade another person to enjoy this heart-breaking narrative through this post. So, no spoiler ahead. Synopsis The theme is racism, and the story takes place in Alabama in 1930s. The […]